Rumba Reverse Top
This is a Silver Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the different variation of the dance steps, including timing, and movement; a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.
Start in Contact Position.
2: RF to side and slightly fwd | Up to 2 complete turns over steps 1-9
3: Swivel on ball of LF, ending LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross)
Man leave L toe in place, Lady rotates around it.
4 1: RF to side and slightly fwd
2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1: Repeat steps 2 and 3 three times
2: LF behind RF (Cuban Cross) | Up to 2 complete turns over steps 1-9
Make sure frame is good, solid, with energy. shoulder down. parallel to Man.
3: RF back and slightly to side
4 1: LF behind RF (Cuban Cross)
2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1: Repeat step 2 and 3 three times.
Because of the continuous turn, the knees will not straighten fully on steps 1 through 8. Only a slight, natural hip movement is used.
Opening Out From Reverse Top (from step 6)
Aida (from step 6)
Spiral (from step 6 of Reverse Top, follow with 4-6 of Spiral, after leading Lady into her spiral turn on step 6 of Spiral Turn)